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Junior Product Manager

London, City of London - Greater London

Project Management & Business Analysis

£30,000 - £40,000 per annum



Role background for the Product Manager:

My client are seeking Product Manager / Owner who sits at the intersection between business, technology and user experience and they are looking for someone who is experienced in and passionate about all three. As a Product Manager / Owner you will play a vital role in the development and iterative improvement of both back-end and front-end systems and services. You and your other team members will be focussed on optimising the products to achieve the business goals while maximising and measuring return on investment. You will ensure that all products meet and anticipate the needs of both users and product stakeholders.

Whilst this is not a hands-on technical role, you will require a good understanding of the technology stack and be in a position to estimate the level of effort involved in making change. Your skills and experience should cover design, web & mobile development, software engineering, analytics and the product management approaches that bring them together efficiently and effectively. You will also need to demonstrate an excellent awareness and understanding of the latest digital trends.

Key responsibilities for the Product Manager:

Product Managers work closely with the Business to understand the drivers and feature requirements, before creating clear, actionable, appropriately sized user stories and BDD tickets. The Product Manager / Owner will work on feature projects across some or all of the products. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in an Agile environment, liaising with cross-functional teams and leading 3 Amigo sessions, planning sessions and retrospectives. You will also be comfortable in meetings with internal stakeholders at a senior level and be able to extract business requirements, demonstrate new features and influence decisions with them effectively. You will have experience working in a fast-paced, multi-workstream environment. This is a superb opportunity for a logical and enthusiastic candidate to further their career in Product Management.


Skills & technologies required for the Product Manager:

  • 2+ years in a product management role covering both web and mobile
  • Demonstrated experience managing a digital product from inception to launch
  • You will need a proven ability to work in an agile team and to understand, explain and use the relevant concepts and technologies
  • You will be able to think, write and speak clearly, be able to strike the balance between the big picture and the detail
  • Outstanding technical, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally; a problem solver at heart, able to grasp complex problems and devise creative solutions
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Logical and objective, with the ability to work independently & autonomously
  • Ability to work under pressure; strong time management skills
  • Prior experience working with retail and/or consumer sites/applications

Skills & technologies optional for the Product Manager:

  • Experience creating, managing and assigning projects, boards and stories in JIRA
  • Basic knowledge of CSS, HTML and SQL
  • Experience using Adobe Analytics and DTM
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and tools
  • Proficient at creating mock-ups, wireframes and designs using relevant software

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more please apply and you will be contacted immediately.